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Beverage Business (1886)

These old newspaper articles about soda fountain provide a glimpse into the period and city they were written. This article…

Talk with the Soda Men of Atlanta (1885)

This is a great article from the June 7th, 1885 Atlanta Constitution detailed the state of affairs at the local…

Summer Beverages for the Thirsty of Gotham (1884)

Before I began my long hiatus on Art of Drink, I had accumulated hundreds of old newspaper articles about drink…

Acid Phosphate

The most popular drink in the world was once made using Acid Phosphate. Today, Coca-Cola no longer uses this unique…

Margarita Recipe

One of the crown jewels in the cocktail world is the Margarita. Like some of the classic French and Italian…

Diablo Cocktail

While I was thinking about what to write, I glanced up and notices my collection of Food & Drink magazines…

Protonic Cocktail

Having a good name for a cocktail is essential, especially if you want to get it into a bar or…

The Bull

Some days I like an ice cold beer. It is easy to make, especially when it is a twist top.…

Burnt Island Cocktail

This drink was wholly inspired by aged whisky. When creating a new drink, the inspiration should come from something, and…

Hussar Sour

Bullets and grenades was what I was thinking when I whipped up this cocktail. As samples arrive on my desk,…